Neighborhood Library

old dog

Friendship Hospital for Animals Client Education Series

Osteoarthritis in senior dogs

On Dec. 15 in the Large Meeting Room at 7 p.m., Dr. Amanda McMurphy will present an overview of the clinical signs and diagnostic tests used to identify osteoarthritis in older dogs. Joined by rehabilitation specialist Janay Austin-Carlson, the discusssion will also include ways to improve joint function and help relieve pain. Free and open to the human public - no pets please!

International Games Day at Tenley Library

Gaming at Tenley Library

International Games Day and a preview of future events

Recently, Tenley Library participated in International Games Day.  This is an annual event that celebrates gaming in libraries both here in the United States and across the world.  Tenley was one of several libraries that day which celebrated the event, and this was the first year that the library participated.   

Winter Reading

Cold But Cuddly

Winter Reading Club

Cuddle up to books this winter break and be eligible to receive a Chipotle gift card! This winter break, between Dec. 21 and Jan. 3, elementary and middle school students who visit their neighborhood branch can be eligible to receive a Chipotle gift card for sharing their winter reading with their librarian.  


Do You Want to Build a Snowman?

Kids come join us Dec. 16 at 4 p.m. as we make snowmen out of marsmallows and other delicious treats while we listen to and sing holiday songs.        In the Zone is held the third Tuesday of each month for kids to kick back and enjoy games, crafts, or other fun.    

Happy Holidays!

Fun holidays in December

Holiday shopping giving you the blues?  Then celebrate some of these amusing holidays to give yourself the gift of laughter. Check out some of these interesting holidays by going to the websites below to learn more information:   Dec. 1 – Bifocals at the Monitor Liberation Day Dec. 1 – World AIDS Day

Yeti mascot for Tenleytown Winterfest

Winterfest at the Library

Tenley is starting off the holiday season with music, fun, and...yetis?

Shhh! Do you hear that sound? It’s the sound of… yeti feet! And they're headed towards the Tenley-Friendship Neighborhood Library!

Manga and Anime Clubs at DC Public Library

Naruto's Swan Song

Manga and Anime Club Events at DC Public Library

It’s the end of an era in the world of Japanese comics, or manga.

reclining cat

Friendship Hospital for Animals Client Education Series

Managing Feline Kidney Disease

Please join us on Monday, Nov. 17 at 7 pm in the Large Meeting Room when Dr. Mike Dugan will talk about managing chronic kidney disease in cats. He will cover an overview of kidney function, common symptoms of kidney disease, as well as how to manage your cat's care after problems have been detected. Learn how you can help boost both the quality and length of your pet's life with early diagnosis and good care. Free and open to the human public - no pets please!

Screaming Staircase

Books that Go Bump in the Night

Ghosts, monsters and mummies...Oh My!

Looking for a good book to get you in a spooky mood? Kids, check out these SUPERnatural books.  The Screaming Staircase by Jonathan Stroud

kitten eating

Friendship Hospital for Animals Client Education Series

Pet Nutrition 101

Please join us on Monday, Oct. 20 in the Large Conference Room at 7 p.m. when Dr. Ashley Gallagher will discuss the most important guidelines for feeding your pet a healthy diet. She will cover topics ranging from managing your pet's weight to picking foods appropriate to your dog's or cat's specific needs. This presentation will will inform you about the best (and worst) things you can put on your pet's plate. Free and open to the human public - no pets please!